Cinema of West Bengal Current Affairs, GK & News

Veteran Bengali actor Chinmoy Roy passes away

Chinmoy Roy (79), the veteran Bengali actor, has passed away in Kolkata on March 18, 2019. Born in Kumilla district in present day Bangladesh in 1940, Roy had started his career in Bengali films in the 60s and became indispensable to the film makers for his portrayal of comic characters retaining the very essence of ..


Supriya Devi, veteran film actress passes away

Supriya Devi, the veteran Bengali film actress and Padmashri awardee, has passed away in Kolkata, West Bengal on January 26, 2018. She was best known for her portrayal of Neeta in Ritwik Ghatak’s ‘Meghe Dhaka Tara’ (The Cloud-Capped Star). During her over five-decade career in the Bengali film industry she delivered hits and classics like ..


“Pather Panchali” in the list of 50 best films

Bengali film Pather Panchali has been included again in the list of 50 greatest films of all time. The voting was conducted by the British Film Institute’s reputed magazine Sight & Sound. In 1956 the film won the Best Human Documentry Prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road) Based ..